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CA Events at Bowdon in 2017
29 April - 1 May 2017
May Handicap Weekend
Holder of Reed Cup : Nathan Baker
Manager  
Lorna Frost
Secretary
David Walters, 25 Bickerton Way, Northwich, CW9 8FZ; Tel: 01606 44246 Mobile: 07920 507772; waltersdavidr@me.com
Entry Fees
£33 (£18 for CA Premium Members; £30 for Bowdon Members; £15 for Bowdon & CA Premium Members)
Entries       
Allocation Date: 26 February; Closing Date: 23 April. Maximum entry 20.
- Play will start at 9.30am each day, except on Monday when play may start earlier.
- Players will be guaranteed a minimum of two games per day, conditions permitting.
- Hoop widths will be at manager's discretion, depending on conditions and standard of entry.
- Dawson 2000 balls will be used.      
- Entries will be taken online through the CA website.
- Entries by post with an e-mail address will be acknowledged by e-mail, otherwise please provide an SAE for acknowledgement; cheques for entries should be made payable to Bowdon Croquet Club.
Format
Handicap play, 6 games minimum


3 - 4 June 2017
June Advanced Weekend
Holder of Peterson Cup : Paddy Chapman
Manager
Ian Lines 
Secretary    
David Walters, 25 Bickerton Way, Northwich, CW9 8FZ; Tel: 01606 44246 Mobile: 07920 507772; waltersdavidr@me.com
Entry Fees £25 (£15 for CA Premium Members)
Entries Maximum entry 16. Allocation Date: 31 March; Closing Date: 30 April
Exceptions and Additions to Tournament Regulations:
- Play will start at 9.30am each day.
- Players will be guaranteed a minimum of two games per day, conditions permitting.
- Hoop widths will be at manager's discretion, depending on conditions and standard of entry.
- Dawson 2000 balls will be used.      
- The draw will be seeded.
- Entries will be taken online through the CA website.
- Entries by post with an e-mail address will be acknowledged by e-mail, otherwise please provide an SAE for acknowledgement; cheques for entries should be made payable to Bowdon Croquet Club.
Format
Advanced play, Draw with progressive Swiss, 5 games minimum. 


7 - 12 July 2017
Northern Week
Manager Philip Eardley
Secretary David Walters, 25 Bickerton Way, Northwich, CW9 8FZ; Tel: 01606 44246 Mobile: 07920 507772; waltersdavidr@me.com
Entry Fees
£35 (£20 for CA Premium Members; £33 for Bowdon Members; £18 for Bowdon & CA Premium Members)
Entries
Allocation Date: 31st March; Closing Date: 1st July
Event 1:   Advanced/Level Play Section: Singles (7 - 9 July)
           1a: Open Singles Advanced Play (Holder: Andrew Winn)
           1b: B-Level Advanced Play (Holder: Sylvia Steer)
           1c: C-Level Play (not contested in 2016)
Event 2:   Advanced/Level Play Section: Open Doubles (Holders: Colin Irwin & David Harrison-Wood
)
Event 3:   Handicap Section
(10 - 12 July)
                 Cardwell Handicap Singles (Holder: Adam Swinton)
Event 4:  
Handicap Section: Pidcock Mallets Handicap Doubles (Holders: Sylvia Steer & Peter Taylor)
For Events 1, 2, 3 & 4, entrants will be drawn into 4 groups according to handicap.   
Event 5:   Consolation Event.
At Manager's Discretion. Handicap AC.
Event 6:  
Golf Croquet. At Manager's Discretion. GC (Level)
Exceptions and Additions to Tournament Regulations:
- Event 1: entrants will be placed into 3 groups according to handicap. AMD.
- Play will start at 9.30am each day.
- Players will be guaranteed a minimum of two games per day, conditions permitting.
- Hoop widths will be at manager's discretion, depending on conditions and standard of entry.
- Dawson 2000 balls will be used.      
- Entry is restricted to those with a handicap of 20 or less.
- A Doubles Handicap may be set.
- Time limit of 4 hours on events 1 to 5.
- A “Rainbow Egyptian” will be organised for all those knocked out of any of the above events.
- Entries will be taken online through the CA website.
- Entries by post with an e-mail address will be acknowledged by e-mail, otherwise please provide an SAE for acknowledgement; cheques for entries should be made payable to Bowdon Croquet Club.
Format
Double-banking will be used at all times. 


25 - 28 August 2017
The North of England Championships
Holder of Faulkner Cup: James Hopgood
Manager
Ian Lines
Secretary
David Walters, 25 Bickerton Way, Northwich, CW9 8FZ; Tel: 01606 44246 Mobile: 07920 507772; waltersdavidr@me.com
Entry Fees
Event 1: £60 (£40 for CA Premium Members) (includes plate event).
Entries
Allocation Date: 31 May; Closing Date: 1 July
Event 1:    The Championship of the North of England (The Faulkner Cup). Best of 5 may be played in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final (at manager's discretion).
Event  1A: Plate Event  (The Tollemache Plate - Holder: David Maugham). Open to players who are knocked out of Event 1. Advanced play. Format at manager's discretion.
Exceptions and Additions to
Tournament Regulations:
- Event 1 is restricted to 22 entries. If oversubscribed on the allocation date, entries will be taken in the order of the latest CGS list.
- The draw for Event 1 will be seeded.
- Play will start at 9.30am each day.
- Hoop widths will be at manager's discretion, depending on conditions and standard of entry.
- Dawson 2000 balls will be used.
- Entries will be taken online through the CA website.
- Entries by post with an e-mail address will be acknowledged by e-mail, otherwise please provide an SAE for acknowledgement; cheques for entries should be made payable to Bowdon Croquet Club.
Format
Double-banking will be used at all times except in the final of Event 1. Time limits will be used (4, 7 & 9 hours for Event 1, 3¼ hours for Event 1A).
             
16 - 17 September 2017
'B' Level Weekend
Holder of the Black Plate: Adam Swinton
Manager
Charles Harding
Secretary
David Walters, 25 Bickerton Way, Northwich, CW9 8FZ; Tel: 01606 44246 Mobile: 07920 507772; waltersdavidr@me.com
Entry Fees
Event 1: £25 (£15 for CA Premium Members)
Entries
Allocation Date: 31 July; Closing Date: 31 August
- Play will start at 9.30am each day.
- Hoop widths will be at manager's discretion, depending on conditions and standard of entry.
- Dawson 2000 balls will be used.
- Entries will be taken online through the CA website.
- Entries by post with an e-mail address will be acknowledged by e-mail, otherwise please provide an SAE for acknowledgement; cheques for entries should be made payable to Bowdon Croquet Club.
Format
Advanced play, draw with flexible Swiss, 6 games minimum. Open to handicaps 2 to 7 at time of allocation.
                                  
Page last updated on 6th April 2017
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